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Table 4 Multivariable logistic regression analysis, variables associated with late arrival (N = 1225; patients with non-attendance excluded from the analysis)

From: Association between age and outpatient clinic arrival time: myth or reality?

  Multivariable, p value (*) OR (95% confidence interval) (*) Multivariable, p value (**) OR (95% confidence interval) (**)
Gender (male) 0.403 0.80 (0.48–1.35) 0.415 0.86 (0.48–1.36)
Age < 0.001 0.97 (0.95–0.99) < 0.001 0.74 (0.63–0.88)
Appointment type (new referral) 0.474 1.23 (0.70–2.17) 0.501 1.22 (0.69–2.14)
Appointment time (early appointment) 0.155 1.45 (0.87–2.43) 0.153 1.45 (0.87–2.43)
  1. (*) Age as a continuous variable
  2. (**) Age categorized into 10-year groups according to Fig. 1